The Rehabilitation Medicine service provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary medical rehabilitation and general medical care for patients with disability resulting from illness or accident. These includes patients with stroke, hip fractures, amputations, spinal cord injury, trauma and traumatic brain injury and complex medical conditions spanning all age groups. The goal is towards optimal functional ability and mobility, enabling a discharge home, reintegration into the family, work and society.
Rehabilitation Medicine Physicians work with other specialists and allied health professionals to deliver comprehensive, holistic rehabilitation and care to adult patients with acquired or congenital disabilities using a person-centered approach to achieve optimal functional outcomes.
We provide Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation services and Comprehensive Rehabilitation Medicine Consults to both inpatients and outpatients, who will be seen in the Rehabilitation Medicine clinics.
We run the Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Service in the Rehabilitation Ward in SKH and do inpatient Rehabilitation Medicine consults in both the General Ward and Intensive Care Unit in Sengkang General Hospital.
The Outpatient Rehabilitation service provides comprehensive individualized evaluation and treatment for individuals who have physical and cognitive impairments. An personalized treatment plan will be developed in conjunction with the patient and the physician for optimal functional outcomes, which will include the involvement of our allied health colleagues in SKH and incorporating the latest rehabilitation techniques and technology.
Conditions seen in this clinic but not limited to:
Rehabilitation Medicine (Or Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) Specialists are the ONLY group of doctors whose Specialist practice is dedicated to the care of disabled individuals. They are skilled in the care of patients with acquired and congenital conditions that result in various impairments and disabilites and are available for consult in the inpatient and outpatient setting in Sengkang General Hospital, serving residents of the Northeast region of Singapore. Click on the Care Team to find a physician who specialises in your medical condition.
At SKH, you’ll receive compassionate care from our team of accredited rehabilitation and physical medicine physicians. Our team works together to help you prepare for life after rehabilitation, in a modern facility treatment space. This includes:
Our team of Rehabilitation Medicine specialist work with allied health professionals across a broad range of fields to deliver comprehensive, holistic rehabilitation and care to adult patients who have suffered an injury or accident. In order to best accomplish our rehabilitation goals, we offer our patients the full continuum of care in one establishment. From day one in the general hospital (acute care), the patient may experience a broad range of therapy services. When rehabilitation is required after discharge, outpatient therapy needs can be well addressed with SKH’s many specialized programs.
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